Kanye West Drops 'Cruel Winter' Single 'Champions' & Releases Saint Pablo Tour Dates

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Kanye preps fans for upcoming Saint Pablo Tour with 'Cruel Winter' first single, 'Champions.'

Kanye West announced earlier this year that he'd be taking his latest album The Life Of Pablo out on the road and now the official tour dates have finally arrived.

The Grammy award-winning artist, producer and fashion designer will head out on tour this fall for the first time in three years, kicking off the U.S. leg of his Saint Pablo tour in Indianapolis on August 25 and closing out on October 29 in Las Vegas. Kanye is known for his over-the-top tour productions that include theatrical stage set ups and dramatic interpretations of his lengthy catalogue of hits and fan favorites, so this tour should surely be one to remember.

In related Kanye news, the Chicago-born music mastermind also released the first single from the long-awaited second G.O.O.D. Music compilation album Cruel Winter over the weekend.

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The song, titled "Champions," features who's who of today's chart toppers including Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Yo Gotti, Desiigner, Travis Scott and Quavo of rap duo Migos. Cruel Winter is the follow up to 2012's Cruel Summer compilation album, which featured an all-star line up of Hip Hop heavyweights from Kanye's G.O.O.D Music family and many other notable rap icons like Jay Z and Raekwon.

You can take a listen to "Champions" in full and get a look at the full list of Saint Pablo tour dates to see when 'Ye will be coming to a city near you, below.

Aug. 25          Indianapolis, IN         Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Aug. 27          Buffalo, NY                First Niagara Center

Aug. 30          Toronto, ON               Air Canada Centre

Sept. 2           Montreal, QC             Bell Centre

Sept. 3           Boston, MA                TD Garden

Sept. 5           New York, NY             Madison Square Garden

Sept. 6           New York, NY             Madison Square Garden

Sept. 8           Washington, DC         Verizon Center

Sept. 12         Atlanta, GA                 Philips Arena

Sept. 14         Tampa, FL                   Amalie Arena

Sept. 16         Miami, FL                    AmericanAirlines Arena

Sept. 20         Houston, TX               Toyota Center

Sept. 21         Austin, TX                   Frank Erwin Center

Sept. 22         Dallas, TX                   American Airlines Center

Sept. 24         Nashville, TN              Bridgestone Arena

Sept. 25         Columbus, OH            Schottenstein Center

Sept. 28         Detroit, MI                   Joe Louis Arena

Sept. 30         University Park, PA     Bryce Jordan Center

Oct. 1             Cleveland, OH            Quicken Loans Arena

Oct. 4             Philadelphia, PA         Wells Fargo Center

Oct. 6             Detroit, MI                   Palace of Auburn Hills

Oct. 7             Chicago, IL                 United Center

Oct. 8             Chicago, IL                 Allstate Arena

Oct. 10           Minneapolis, MN         Xcel Energy Center

Oct. 12           Winnipeg, MB             MTS Centre

Oct. 15           Edmonton, AB            Rogers Place

Oct. 17           Vancouver, BC            Rogers Arena

Oct. 19           Seattle, WA                 Key Arena

Oct. 22           Oakland, CA               Oracle Arena

Oct. 25           Los Angeles, CA         Forum

Oct. 26           Los Angeles, CA         Forum

Oct. 29           Las Vegas, NV            T-Mobile Arena

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